7 p.m.: A Billion Nights on Earth. Thaddeus Phillips and designer Steven Dufala create a family-friendly fantasia that takes us for a fabulous ride through the universe, with inflato-whales, penguins, a curious little boy, and plenty of the unexpected. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. 55 minutes. $29 general, $20.30 members, $15 students and 25-and-under. Also at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday
10:30 p.m.: Get Pegged Cabaret with John Jarboe and Dieter Rita Scholl. Fringe-goers, artists, and everyone else gathers as FringeArts celebrates turning 21. Featuring sets by Jarboe of Bearded Ladies fame and the German cabaret artist Scholl. Outside at the Haas Biergarten, inside at La Peg. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. Free.